Take That Star Gary Barlow And Wife Dawn "Devastated" After Losing Baby Daughter

6 August 2012, 18:05 | Updated: 6 August 2012, 18:21

The 'Patience' singer has asked for his privacy to be respected after receiving the tragic news.

Take That star Gary Barlow and wife Dawn have announced that they have lost their new baby daughter after she was delivered stillborn this weekend.

The 'Back For Good' singer released a statement today (6th August) to confirm the news and asked for everyone to respect the couple's privacy at this tragic time.

"Dawn and I are devastated to announce that we've lost our baby," he said. "Poppy Barlow was delivered stillborn on August 4th in London.

"Our focus now is giving her a beautiful funeral and loving our three children with all our hearts. We'd ask at this painful time that our privacy be respected."

The couple announced that they were expecting their fourth child back in April, around the same time his Take That bandmate Robbie Williams confirmed he was expecting his first child with wife Ayda.

Gary is currently filming the latest series of the X Factor along with Louis Walsh, Tulisa Contostavlos and Nicole Scherzinger.